Correspondence from councils to Scottish Government regarding local planning decision: FOI release

Information request and response under the Environmental Information (Scotland) Regulations 2004

Information requested

From 1 January 2020 to present: 

Copies of all correspondence (emails, letters and/or otherwise) from councils to the Scottish Government regarding the Scottish Government overturning local planning decision on appeal.


Please find attached a copy of the information you have requested.

Please note that some of this information (names/signatures/email addresses) has been redacted in line with our privacy policy and in accordance with regulation 11(2) of the EIRs ( personal information), because that information is personal data of a third party and disclosing it would contravene the data protection principles in Article 5(1) of the General Data Protection Regulation and in section 34(1) of the Data Protection Act 2018. This exception is not subject to the public interest test, so we are not required to consider if the public interest in disclosing the information outweighs the public interest  in applying the exception.

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Central Enquiry Unit
Phone: 0300 244 4000

The Scottish Government
St Andrews House
Regent Road

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